Posts Tagged ‘hope’

Is God Really Good?

God is good…or is He? Is it safe to even ask such a question? Many of us who have grown up in the church pretty much have been taught our whole lives on the goodness of God. For those of us who go way back, we can probably even sing songs about how good God…

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The Bounce Back Woman Is Here

Here it is! My first book…ever. I’m super excited to share this with you. The downloadable version is ready at Amazon.com. If you would like to actually have the book form, that will be available to order in a couple of days and you can start turning those pages. Also, check out keepthefaith.com to hear me…

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So Loved

“Faith don’t come in a bushel basket, Missy. It come one step at a time. Decide to trust Him for one little thing today, and before you know it, you find out He’s so trustworthy you be putting your whole life in His hands.” –Lynn Hustin, Candle in the Darkness “What? I’ve lost 15 pounds…

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The Kid Who Wouldn't Eat

“If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.” ~J.R.R. Tolkien “I won’t eat it!!” I screamed. “You didn’t put sugar on it, and it’s going to taste bad.” I feel the tears go down my cheeks and drip off my chin. I see the…

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Not Broken, But Beautiful

“The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them.” –Ernest Hemingway I was talking with one of my besties from high school while the kiddos played with their toys on the floor. We were just about to hang up the phone when she quickly interjected that she thinks that…

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Bumpy Ride

“Never be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God.” –Corrie Ten Boom I am totally starving to death! I’m so hungry, I could literally eat anything….and I mean anything. I have spent the entire day drinking only clear liquids, and having the occasional banana popsicle and half of a bowl of orange…

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Moments

“Should you shield the canyons from the windstorms you would never see the true beauty of their carvings.” –Elisabeth Kubler-Ross Ugh! This does not look good. As my children are asleep in their beds, they are completely unaware that I am totally stressing out. I mean, I just found out that I’m going to be…

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What Could've Been

“Grief does not change you, Hazel. It reveals you.” –John Green, The Fault in Our Stars I grimace in my sleep. My eyes open immediately. Oh gosh, I’m in so much pain. It’s the kind of pain where you break out in a cold sweat. I get up out of bed. What time is it?…

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Sticks and Stones

“I have hated words and I have loved them, and I hope I have made them right.” –Markus Zusak, The Book Thief Why do you feel the need to leave every night? Why don’t you want to stay around and be with me? I remember asking my ex-husband these questions right before my little world…

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Shout it

“It’s really a wonder that I haven’t dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.” –Anne Frank, The Diary of a Young Girl Oh no. Not again. I’m on the…

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